Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/04/2013 at 8:04AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 37 with a windchill as low as 19F. Breezy. Winds from the West at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Friday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 28F with a windchill as low as 19. Breezy. Winds from the [...]

Woman charged with DWI in death of pregnant passenger
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/31/2012 at 10:10AM

The woman behind the wheel of a car that flipped into a shallow marsh off of Jamaica Bay leaving a pregnant Queens woman dead has been charged with driving under the influence and without a license, according to the NYPD and media reports. Denise Finley 32, of Arverne, was heading southbound on Brookville Boulevard in the [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/31/2012 at 7:44AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast. High of 37 with a windchill as low as 19F. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 20%. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of snow and a chance of rain, then a chance of snow after midnight. Low of 32F with a windchill as low as 25. Winds [...]

Suspect wanted for 11 armed robberies in Queens
Suspect wanted for 11 armed robberies in Queens
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 8/15/2012 at 6:27PM

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted for committing 11 gunpoint robberies in various areas of Queens. Darren Hicks, 28, first robbed a Pepsi delivery truck driver in front of the J&C Grocery store at 110-02 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard in Jamaica around 2:50 p.m. on July 3. He committed [...]

West Nile spraying in Queens today
West Nile spraying in Queens today
News Billy Rennison 7/30/2012 at 9:32AM

Days after the first human case of West Nile virus was identified, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced they will spray larvicide in three Queens neighborhoods. A Staten Island man was the first confirmed human case of the West Nile virus this year, after 11 were diagnosed with the virus a year ago. [...]

Help for Home Owners
News Michael Pantelidis 12/01/2011 at 10:21AM

The city is aiming to restore the homeownership hopes of Queens residents hit hard by the foreclosure crisis. Deputy Mayor Robert Steel and New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Mathew Wambua joined Queens elected officials, as well as representatives from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/08/2011: Boxing legend Joe Frazier dies, 67
News Jay Lane 11/08/2011 at 8:49AM

Severed Foot Found On Front Lawn In Rosedale; Turns Out To Be Bear’s There’s relief in Rosedale this morning after a gruesome discovery rattled nerves. A man taking out the garbage Sunday night found what appeared to be a severed child’s foot on his front lawn. Police responded to the scene to investigate. On Monday morning, the Medical [...]

Police arrest sexual assault suspect
News Toni Cimino 10/24/2011 at 11:48AM

Police arrested a suspect wanted for several recent sexual attacks after he was fingered in multiple lineups, according to published reports. Cops took a 15 year old into custody on Sunday, October 23 and arrested him hours later after he was picked out of multiple lineups, according to the New York Post. A source also [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/20/2011: Suspected groper released from custody
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/20/2011: Suspected groper released from custody
News Jay Lane 10/20/2011 at 9:21AM

Former JetBlue flight attendant sentenced to one year of probation A fed-up flight attendant whose spectacular exit down an emergency chute made him a national sensation completed his court-ordered treatment program Wednesday and was sentenced to a year of probation. Steven Slater avoided jail time for his stunt when he pleaded guilty to attempted criminal [...]